110 Weigel Hall
1866 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Marketing/Communications and Public Relations
- The Ohio State University
Tamara (Tami) serves as the communications and public relations coordinator for the School of Music. She oversees print and digital communications including the school’s newsletter OVATION, websites and social media accounts; supports recruitment and alumni relations activity; serves as a primary resource for outreach event administration; manages all youth outreach concerts; and supervises house management. As liaison to university and College of Arts and Sciences marketing and communications, she oversees brand compliance and social media policy and represents the School of Music in college and university marketing and communications matters.
Morris is a graduate of the School of Music and completed postgraduate studies at Capital University. She served as a middle and high school choral and theatre director, and taught middle school general music in the Franklin Local School District in eastern Ohio. Subsequently, she served as a communications specialist for The Limited Corporation and later managed sales and customer service for an employment agency.
She returned to full-time music education, maintaining Morris Piano Studio for over twenty years. Additionally, she served as collaborative pianist, assistant choral and musical theatre director, and Arts Coordinator for the Wellington School in Upper Arlington, Ohio.
Morris holds MTNA Permanent Professional Certification and is an active National Piano Guild adjudicator. She served the Ohio Music Teachers Association Central-East District in numerous committee leadership roles, including on the executive board for nine years and as district co-chair. She was recognized as Nationally Certified Teacher of the Year in 2009.